UK MPs call for Iran Revolutionary Guard to be proscribed terrorist organisation

Following the recent protests in Iran, the UK Home Secretary is facing calls to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation. On 31 October 2017, 69 British MPs backed a motion to express serious concerns over the group’s role in “human rights violations in Iran and support for terrorism abroad”, and calling on…

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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